Mickey’s Fun Wheel Machinist at the Disneyland Resort

In this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role,” you’ll meet Kat Powell, a Machinist at Mickey’s Fun Wheel in Disney California Adventure park. Kat completed a four-year machinist training program through Fullerton College, funded by the Disneyland Resort, which allowed her to pursue an advanced certificate while working on one of her favorite attractions. Kat now works after hours with her fellow maintenance professionals, maintaining the iconic Ferris wheel at the center of Paradise Pier!

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This Day In History

1927 Alice’s Circus Daze released
1953 The Simple Things (starring Mickey Mouse) released. Mickey wouldn’t take another starring role until Mickey’s Christmas Carol in 1983
1994 Beauty and the Beast stage show opened on Broadway
1998 Toon Disney began broadcasting
1998 Festival of Fools performed for the last time at Disneyland
1998 The Hercules : Zero to Hero parade appeared for the final time at MGM
2003 Holes released